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NEWSPAPER REVIEW WEDNESDAY 30th AUGUST, 2017

Posted on: August 30, 2017

*COMPREHENSIVE NEWSPAPER REVIEW, 30TH AUGUST, 2017.*

*PUNCH*

Senator Uchendu gets certificate of return, attacks Wike

Rethinking the proposed law on ‘hate speech

Enugu APC threatens to expel minister

55 NNPC top managers affected in major shake-up

Streamlining artisanal business will create job opportunities

Your financial future is being created today

FG plans national digital map

BoI approves N5bn intervention fund for miners

Beware of prohibited export items, NAHCO warns workers

NNPC, Total, others execute N259bn gas aggregation agreement

New rail’ll link Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara, says Amaechi

NIRSAL provides N1.83bn to 24,732 farmers

Oil marketers threaten mass sacking over $2bn debt

NAICOM approves Didam’s appointment as UnityKapital MD

Changan CS35 eyes more share of compact SUV market

Investors’ appetite drops, Mobil, Jaiz, Okomu top losers

Risks of accepting a bank account co-owner

Stanbic IBTC grows half-year profit by 113%

Proposed C’River superhighway not viable ‘ NCF

Nigerians in Diaspora launch campaign against illegal migration

Investors, regulators, others set for 2017 US-African Conference

Naira records marginal gain, closes at 368/dollar

UBA makes prudential provision on 9mobile loans

Adopt technology in management, don tells managers

Law Union boss seeks increased insurance awareness

Government has abandoned us, ex-Nigeria Airways workers lament

NIM celebrates young competent managers

SEC, NSE approve International Breweries, two others merger

Foreign private-equity firm targets Nigeria, others

Arsenal reject 50m Man City’s bid for Sanchez

Professional services, transport lag in job creation ‘Report

Lions’ clash, a do-or-die affair ‘ Mikel

Rohr happy with players’ commitment, admits selection headache

Rain disrupts US Open games

Olympian found dead in Arizona

Chelsea sign Hazard’s brother

Enyimba’s Ogunbote targets win at Rangers

Bolivia out of W’Cup after CAS verdict

Sharapova beats Halep on Grand Slam return

Venus celebrates 20 years at US Open

Golf: Mesiogo tourney to hold in October

StarTimes set for Spain, Italy clash

Economic import of freedom of speech

Behind Buhari’s euphoric return

NBS report: Changing the narrative on capital importation

Nigeria’s legendary lip service to quality education

30 Imo workers arrested for N650m pension fraud

Ogun truck driver killed in auto crash

Four injured as cult attacks LASPOTECH students’ hostel

*VANGUARD*

NULGE grounds Lokoja over LG autonomy

East-West road: Minister directs Setraco to fix damaged portion

Demolition of Ekeukwu market: Okorocha turning himself to a tyrant- Imo leaders, NBA

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Ekweremadu, Mark mourn Senator Bello

TUC describes selective minimum wage implementation as retrogressive

Kidnappers again abduct 11 passengers on East-West Road

2 caught with fresh human head in Niger

Ex-miltant laments non-payment of 8-month stipend

How pregnant, nursing mothers can help reduce maternal mortality’WIKE

FG, BoI sign N5bn MoU to boost miners’ operations

US lawmakers meet Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara over North-East crisis

Osun @ 26: Aregbesola speaks against hate speech

FG’s already restructuring: Lai Mohammed spoke tongue-in-cheek, says Tanko Yakassai

Suspected Badoo member arraigned for attempted murder

79-yr-old becomes C&S Prelate, discusses national issues

Building collapse: Lagos begins demolition of 114 distressed buildings

INEC fixes Sept. 30 for Eti-Osa bye-election in Lagos

LASG disburses N4.5bn to 5,527 SMEs in one year ‘ Ambode

*THE NATION*

ASUU gives govt six new conditions to end strike

Oil marketers cry out over $2b debts

Hurricane Harvey: Nigerians relive experiences

Ladoja: I’m prime target of Olubadan chieftaincy law review

Major shake-up in NNPC

Igbo quit notice: Why we haven’tarrested Arewa youths, by Fed Govt

Why we are yet to retrieve $15m seized by South Africa from Jonathan’s govt, by AGF

Kidnap suspect Evans to be arraigned today

AfDB to invest $24 billion in Africa’s food sufficiency agenda

Fear of water-borne diseases hit Texas as Trump inspires hope

Fedpoly Bauchi ASUP embarks on indefinite strike

NNPC increases gas supply to power plants by 123%

Fed Govt, BoI launch N5b fund for artisanal, small scale miners

Lagos ‘ll not abandon public sector retirees

Osinbajo: private sector vital to economic growth

NCC, FCT partner on telecoms infrastructure

BDCs: CBN’s rate not competitive

An undergraduate’s success story

*THISDAY*

Wigwe: Banks Cannot Provide for Power Sector Loans Because It’s Systemically Important

AGF Explains Why Arewa Youths Were Not Arrested

NNPC Boosts Gas Supply to Gencos, Redeploys Top Staff

FG Thanks US for Decision to Sell Aircraft to Fight Insurgency

African Leaders Blasted for Medical Tourism

Osinbajo Commissions Fertilizer Plant, BUA Cement Factory in Edo

Katsina Senator, Kanti Bello Dies after Protracted Illness

Amnesty Int’l Accuses Nigerian Authorities of Detaining Hundreds Illegally

Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor of Letters by University of Edinburgh

Dissecting Osinbajos Stewardship as Acting President

Unveiling Tony Nwoye

Celebrating Nzem Berom Festival

Homeless Residents Count Their Losses

INAPPROPRIATE PRESIDENTIAL RIOT ACT

UBA Holds Statutory Provision against 9mobile Loan

Echoes of Babangida

Eagles Camp Bubbling with Excitements as 24 Players Train

AfroBasket: Buhari to Receive Victorious D Tigress Today

Diamond League: Okagbare Wins in Zagreb

IHS Wins Remita Corporate Champions Cup

Defending Champion, Kerber, Knocked out of US Open

Sharapova Stuns Halep on Grand Slam Return

Police to Deploy 700 Personnel for Nigeria, Cameroon Match

Oke Accuses AFN Board Member of Throwing Him Out of Hotel Room

Anthony Joshua to Meet Pulev in October

*THE SUN*

Ashara: Village, where dog is part of ‘dowry

Water ministry without water

Fertilizer dilemma: Fear of poor yield grips FCT farmers

Karimo market still melting pot despite challenges

When Buhari’s daughter entertained audience with photo displays

How Smart City Summit changed air in Abuja

At last peace returns to Uke community in Anambra

OIF donates security post, van to vigilance group

We’ll return Abia Line Transport to part of profit ‘Nwagwu

Foundation fetes orphans, pupils in Anambra

Anambra non-indigenes root for Obaze

Why Obiano’ll win second term -Obigwe

Anambra guber: Biafra group withdraws support for UPP

Anambra: APC chieftain congratulates Tony Nwoye

We plotted Jonathan’s fall in Sokoto ‘Amaechi

Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Eagles good to fly ‘Rohr

Target 12th win over Indomitable Lions

Aminu storms D’ Tigers training

*GUARDIAN*

SON certifies CHI’s processes, tasks firm on insurance services

Chinese government to combat importation of substandard goods into Nigeria

CCII wades into Governor Ajimobi, Olubadan face-off over 21 new Obas

Government prosecuted 6,646 criminal cases last legal year

Sultan urges Muslims to fast on Arafat day

Adamawa APC lawmaker, commissioner disagree over appointment of council administrators

Benue raises sensitisation panel on anti-open grazing law

How to encourage participation in cotton, textile, garment industry

Sokoto government, private firm to establish textile factory

Death and the King’s Horseman graces Terra Arena for Eid el Kabir

*DAILY TRUST*

Welcome Back Home, PMB

Protests over relocation of INEC office in Abia

PDP can take over Osun in 2018 – Aspirant

Anambra govship: Ex-Ohanaeze leader deplores greed

Okorocha sliding to tyranny Imo leaders

LGAs potential security threats Masari

Im still in APC Andy Uba

Were with Buhari on Nigerias unity – Abia APC

Lagos ready to emerge as tourism, entertainment hub

Glos Professor Johnbull highlights antics of fake money changers

How Nigeria can achieve digital migration MultiChoice MD

…SMEDAN, NASME collaborate to uplift MSMEs

FG launches one-stop shop for MSMEs in Jos

Entrepreneurs urged to seek knowledge, skills to cut business failure

What SMEs need to do to excel in export biz

Glo gives 15% bonus airtime on virtual recharge

Arsenal deny Alexis Sanchez submitted transfer request

Monaco reject Liverpool’s bids for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar

Liverpool confirm club-record 48m Naby Keita deal

Spieth retakes 2nd in world rankings

Barcelona hopeful over Coutinho

Police top NAF inter-agency competition

Bala believes Tornadoes target is still achievable

*TRIBUNE*

Sallah: FRSC deploys 33,000 personnel, 859 vehicles for special patrol

Obaship: Ibadan should not be turned into battleground, CCII warns

Unilag sets dates for Post-UTME screening

US to support Nigeria to defeat Boko Haram

Thousands of Ajimobi can’t stop me from being Olubadan if God wills ‘Ladoja

NNPC increases gas supply to power plants by 123%

Saudi Arabia bans 400,000 illegal pilgrims from entering Mecca

Eid-el-Kabir: Prices of rams soar in Kano, Minna, drop in Katsina ‘Survey

Varsity strike: ASUU boycotts meeting with FG, submits counter offer

Judge fails to deliver judgement in Evans N300m against IGP

Fayemi received N163bn allocation in 4yrs, N18bn deductions unremitted ‘Witnesses

I am pleased with economic progress ‘Buhari

How I influenced creation of second DVC in UI

Democratic stability in Nigeria will take 30 years ‘Dr Gbade Ojo

LCCI DG blames refineries’ poor performance on policy inconsistencies

Dump injelititis, get to the top

Environmentalists urge Ambode to consider recommendations from past climate change summits

5 takeaways from Toyin Sanni’s career success story

*LEADERSHIP*

FG To Start School Feeding For Primary 1-3 In Nasarawa

Dogara condoles with Katsina over Kanti Bello s death

Osinbajo Commission Fertilizer, Cement Coy In Edo

Cancer, Second Cause of Deaths In Families Specialist

World Bank $100m Project Will Strengthen Literacy, Education In N/E

We Are Committed To Reforms In Hajj Operations -NAHCON

AITEO Cup: Sunshine, Nasarawa Clash Headline Round Of 32

Anambra PDP Primaries: We Were Threatened Gov Umahi

Pmbs Health: Need To Strengthen Islamic Medication Dr. Bebeji

Eid-El-Kabir: FRSC Deploys 33, 000 Personnel, 859 Patrol Vehicles

*SAHARA REPORTERS*

ASUU Boycotts Meeting With FG

Oshiomhole’s Fading Tricks By Erasmus Ikhide

Buhari Says Economy Is Improving, Labour Party Disagrees

Food Prices Hit 8-Year High, As Buhari Tasks Economic Team

Military Giving Buhari Wrong Information on Boko Haram Attacks

Uvwie Locals Protest Nigerian Army’s Land Grabbing

Roland Ewubare Named New Head Of NAPIMS In Major NNPC Shake-Up

Police Legal Department Is Ignorant And Should Be Overhauled, Alleged Kidnap Kingpin Evans’ Lawyer Taunts

Alleged Assassination Attempt: Gbenga Daniel Is A Career Liar-Buruji Kashamu

South African Minister Mocks Buhari, Other African Leaders For ‘Health Tourism

Nigeria’s Unity Is Unfinished Business By Bayo Oluwasanmi

3-story Building Collapses In Lagos

BudgIT: Only 40 Percent of 2016 Constituency Projects Completed In 20 States

Judgment On Kidnapper Evans Stalled

US Sells N181 Billion Warplanes, Weapons To Nigeria

Chief Judges Have Powers To Release Prisoners By Femi Falana

UN Bodies Denounce Threats To Igbo In Northern Nigeria

OurMumuDonDo Group Commences #BringBackDiezani Sit-Out, Occupies EFCC In Abuja

Former Nigerian Senator Kanti Bello Is Dead

The Rats Are Not To Blame By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Gunmen Abduct Travelers On Notorious Akoko Road In Ondo

*PREMIUM TIMES*

Nigeria’s justice ministry files 6,646 cases between 2015, 2016

Fashola advocates development of National Digital Map

Buhari to receivenew African champions D’TigressWednesday

Pastor shot dead, robbed of his motorbike

Ugandan govt. begins hunt for porn users, sets aside $500 million

NASS appoints seven new permanent secretaries

Unilag sets dates, conditions for Post-UTME screening

U.S. Pastor Joel Osteen opens church to Harvey flood victims after online criticism

Osinbajo opens 60,000 metric tonnes fertiliser plant in Edo

Gunmen kidnap 11 passengers in Port Harcourt

AfDB to invest $24 billion in Africa’s food sufficiency agenda

Saudi Arabia bans 400,000 illegal pilgrims from entering Makkah

What Lagos govt, residents must do to check flooding in Lekki ‘ NiMet

Buhari earns praises as local farmers dominate Nigeria’s contingent to 2017 Hajj

Nigeria vs. Cameroon: Full house as Super Eagles hold first training session in Uyo

Over 180 million people lack drinking water in Nigeria, other countries facing conflicts ‘ UNICEF

NANS gives Nigerian govt 21 days ultimatum to resolve ASUU strike

Minister asks CBN to help promote Nigeria’s Creative Industry

Trump visits hurricane-ravaged Texas, says premature to congratulate local officials

Nigerian govt owes NDDC N1.8 trillion ‘ Official

NNPC increases gas supply to power plants by 123% ‘ Official

*BUSINESSDAY*

Banks hit by slow growth in deposits, as customers prefer T ‘ bills, FX purchase

So what’s happening at Oando (2)

Pan African Towers Limited gets NCC approval for collocation in Nigeria

Automakers hold back from Nigeria over delay in NAIDP bill

Nigeria’s food security agenda: The place of SMEs in rice production

NIMASA engages NNPC, CBN to change crude oil trading policy, reduce ship financing cost

Concern mounts on Constitutional Amendment Bill on Devolution of powers, interest on pension

C&I Leasing commissions first 80-ton bollard vessel to service Shell Nigeria

Insurers to ride on new palliatives for improved visibility, compliance to enhance investor confidence

Law Union & Rock Insurance targets 50% growth in GWP for 2017

CIIN, UNILAG discusses collaborative programmes on insurance, risk management

Ecobank raises MasterCard limits for international spend

Enhancing liquidity in non-interest financial institutions

Access Bank redeems $350m Eurobond

Why 2017 is the year for private equity in Africa.

Good Morning and Happy Midweek.

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